I’m Make My Pen A Bow And Draw It Across the Blank Page Till It Sings

What of me? What do I have to give? I know what to do, what I do best. I'll make my pen a bow and draw it across the blank page till it sings. I'll coax shapeless thoughts and feelings into words, into my own kind of music. My knees bend, my body sways with … Continue reading I’m Make My Pen A Bow And Draw It Across the Blank Page Till It Sings

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Happy 8th Birthday GfBC Conroe!

Happy 8th Birthday, Grace Family Baptist Church of Conroe, TX! Earlier this week, on March 7th, my church celebrated its anniversary. I made this time lapse video to commemorate the occasion. I love you all, my dear church family! Every week I sit by a window in our prayer chapel and look at a tree … Continue reading Happy 8th Birthday GfBC Conroe!

Rereading a Childhood Favorite

It's both a wonderful and frightening thing to reread a book you loved as a child. It's been ten years since I read Anne of Green Gables. It was one of my most favorite books of all when I was entering my teens but I've put off rereading it because I was afraid I'd find … Continue reading Rereading a Childhood Favorite

To Imitate the Strains I Love

THE REDBREAST AND THE SPARROW As a Redbreast was singing on a tree by the side of a rural cottage, a Sparrow, perched upon the thatch, took occasion thus to reprimand him: “And dost thou,” said he, “with thy dull autumnal note, presume to emulate the birds of spring? Can thy weak warblings pretend to … Continue reading To Imitate the Strains I Love

Songs of Asaph: The Queen of Iowa (Andrew Peterson)

#13. The Queen of Iowa Andrew Peterson Made beautiful through suffering. Miss my introduction to my "Sons/Songs of Asaph" series? Catch up here.  Miss my introduction to Andrew Peterson? Read it here. http://youtu.be/o0SBamE107Y (Lyrics) I met the queen of Iowa She was dying on a couch in the suburbs And with all of the things … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: The Queen of Iowa (Andrew Peterson)

Songs of Asaph: Dancing in the Minefields (Andrew Peterson)

DANCING IN THE MINEFIELDS by Andrew Peterson Love is hard "but I believe that's what the promise is for". (One of the most beautiful songs on marriage I have heard.) Miss my introduction to my "Sons/Songs of Asaph" series? Catch up here.  Miss my introduction to Andrew Peterson? Read it here. http://youtu.be/_Gs3fg_WsEg (Lyrics) I was … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: Dancing in the Minefields (Andrew Peterson)

A Balanced Look at “One Thousand Gifts”

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0310321913/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0310321913&linkCode=as2&tag=livinheassha-20 Even after over two years, I still don't know how to rate this book. There were things I loved about the book and there were things that really disturbed me about the book. Even the writing style has a love/hate relationship with me. Her quasi-poetic style is unique, fresh, contemplative and often leaves you … Continue reading A Balanced Look at “One Thousand Gifts”